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Mount Hope Farm, Bristol

Mount Hope Trust

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Enjoy a leisurely stroll on our paved trails, past fields, ponds and wooded splendor. Our trails extend down to Mount Hope Bay with stunning views of the Mount Hope Bridge. You can also visit our barnyard and say hello to our chickens, sheep and playful goats.

On Saturdays you can end your walk with a visit to our Farmer’s Market 9am-1pm.

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Trail Safety Information
 

What's There:

Hours: Trails open year-round 8am to 8pm, weather permitting. Note: Private events may reduce some access.

Miles of Trails: 2.5 miles

Miles of ADA Accessible Trails: 2.5 miles

Trail Width: Paved, ADA accessible walking trails

Trail Rating: Easy   Explanation

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Trail Rating Key

Easy: Trails are relatively smooth and the route is quite obvious such as a single point to point trail or an easy network of trails in an urban or suburban setting where help is always readily at hand. A map may be useful but is not necessary.

Moderate: Somewhat more strenuous trails or harder to follow trails. Trails are well-marked but following them requires a trail map and a trail map is readily available either at the site or online.

Difficult: Strenuous trails, trail systems that mostly involve multi-mile loops and trail systems where there is no available trail map or the trails are not marked.

Skiing/Snowshoeing: No

Are Dogs Allowed? Must be leashed, must pick up your waste.

Is Horseback Riding Permitted? No

Are Bicycles (non-motorized) Permitted? Yes

Is Hunting Permitted? No

Trailheads:

Trailhead Name: Public Access Parking Trail

Coordinates: 41° 40.061' N    71° 15.309' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Acme Maps

Google Maps is the mapping system used on the new ExploreRI maps and shows the trailhead located on a terrain view, a street map or an aerial photograph. Clicking on this link will take you to the full Google Maps website, which is not part of ExploreRI.org.
Acme Maps shows the trailhead located on a topographic map. The Acme Maps website is not part of ExploreRI.org.

Driving Landmarks: The street address for Mount Hope Farm is 250 Metacom Avenue (Route 136). If heading south, to get to this trailhead use the second driveway on the left. If heading north, use the first driveway on the right. The driveway leads to a large parking lot on the right. This is NOT the driveway with the Governor Bradford House at the top.

Parking: Yes: Parking lot, 40 spaces, no overnight parking

ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? Yes


Trailhead Name: Governor Bradford House Entrance

Coordinates: 41° 40.171' N    71° 15.353' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Acme Maps

Google Maps is the mapping system used on the new ExploreRI maps and shows the trailhead located on a terrain view, a street map or an aerial photograph. Clicking on this link will take you to the full Google Maps website, which is not part of ExploreRI.org.
Acme Maps shows the trailhead located on a topographic map. The Acme Maps website is not part of ExploreRI.org.

Driving Landmarks: The street address for Mount Hope Farm is 250 Metacom Avenue (Route 136). If heading south, to get to this trailhead use the first driveway on the left. If heading north, use the second driveway on the right. You will see the Governor Bradford House at the top

Parking: Yes: Parking lot, 10 spaces, no overnight parking

ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? Yes

 

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This site report was last updated on November 5, 2013

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